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Watch as “Harriet Tubman Leads an Army of Bad Bitches” in ‘Drunk History’ Episode Starring Octavia Spencer

Watch as "Harriet Tubman Leads an Army of Bad Bitches" in 'Drunk History' Episode Starring Octavia Spencer

For the uninitiated… in short, “Drunk History” is a Comedy Central TV series based on an award-winning Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, that re-enacts famous events in history as told by inebriated storytellers; hence the title.

It airs on Tuesday nights, on Comedy Central, at 10:30pm.

In the episode that aired last week, which focused on spies, viewers learned all about how Harriet Tubman became a spy for the Union during the Civil War, eventually leading raids on slave owners’ plantations in South Carolina.

Crissle West (our “inebriated storyteller”) narrates Tubman’s tale, as we watch Octavia Spencer play Harriet Tubman, in a piece titled “Harriet Tubman Leads an Army of Bad Bitches.”

By the way, I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that Viola Davis is developing a Harriet Tubman biopic for HBO which she will star in. But while you wait for that to happen, watch this in the meantime and hopefully be edutained:

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